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"Wife Swap": A Sociological Experiment
A discussion of the Reality TV show "Wife Swap".
# 127166 | 250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Communication (Television) , Film (Television) , Sociology (General)

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This paper provides an analysis of how the Reality TV show Wife Swap is a unique sociological experiment that helps participants and viewers gain greater insight and understanding into themselves and those with different lifestyles.

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"Though many view Reality TV as exploitative or sensationalism, many reality shows are beneficial to their participants and viewers. One example is "Wife Swap". On "Wife Swap" spouses trade places for one week with another husband and children. Through video diaries we see numerous issues arise between the new wife and mother with her new husband and children. This is true in terms of gender roles, ideas of childrearing, perceptions of the importance of work, housework and fun and others. Through these video diary..."

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